Since the issue of the proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) rules in May 2010 and the Steam Electric Power Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELG) in April 2013, utilities, power plants, technology providers, engineering firms and the EPA have been highly active in the review of technical alternatives and approximate costs to comply with the forthcoming regulations.
On Dec. 22, 2008, about 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash were released at Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant.
Keeping key boiler water and steam contaminants in check can help to ensure a safe and efficient process.
The cost of new coal-fired power plant construction today is in the neighborhood of $2 million to $3 million per MW.
Jim Ferland tends to speak like a strategic forecasting report, at least in the context of a magazine interview.
Four years after more than one billion gallons of coal ash slurry spilled from a storage pond at the Kingston Power Plant in eastern Tennessee, environmental groups are still waiting for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finalize tougher standards for handling and storing coal ash.
Jan. 1, 2013 marked the beginning of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association's 125th Anniversary Year.